• Scott Russell Morris

"Afternoon Light" at Hinterland


The second issue of Hinterland is now on sale, where you can read my flash piece “Afternoon Light,” in which a quiet afternoon with a sick child takes a frightening turn:


A gurgle of a cough and I open my eyes to see his body tense, his lips blue, his breathing faint, and I jump up, clutching him, turning him over, thinking he’s choking, but he’s not choking and his whole face is flushed violet now and his eyes roll up, his body subtly shaking…

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